Credit Card Theft



Issued: May 17, 2016                                                Contact: Lieutenant J.J. Brewer

For Immediate Release                                          Public Information Officer

New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office

(910) 798-4191 Office

(910) 297-9213 Cellular


Credit Card Theft

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is investigating several thefts involving stolen credit cards from vehicles.  Over the last three weeks a white male suspect who has accomplices, a heavy set white male, mid-aged white female, and a bald black male have been placing fraudulent charges on stolen credit cards.  These suspects are breaking into unsecured vehicles, taking cash, and wallets containing credit cards ultimately charging thousands of dollars. There is no specific area that they are focusing on we have had reports from all over the county.  Once they have the cards, they have crossed the county charging merchandise from multiple merchants. Any information regarding this investigation contact the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at 910-798-4162 or

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